Asia News

CEF Director Contributes to New CSIS Report on Promoting Confidence Building Across the Taiwan Strait

Sep 18, 2008
SEPTEMBER 2008 - Dr. Jennifer Turner Contributes Section in Report on Cross-Strait Environmental Confidence Building Measures

CEF Speaker Releases New Climate Change Report

Sep 08, 2008
SEPTEMBER 2008 - CEF speaker Jim Watson and coauthor Tao Wang publish new report: "Carbon Emissions Scenarios for China to 2100."

Energizing India's Rural Population

Sep 02, 2008
From Wall Street to the global media, there is much giddy talk about India's impressive economic growth and the urban-based prosperity that drives and sustains it. Yet lost in this buzz is an important fact: two-thirds of India's population remains rural. By Asia Program Associate Michael Kugelman.

India's Growing Dependence on Energy From Abroad

Sep 01, 2008
The fifth largest energy-consuming nation, India increasingly is looking abroad to satisfy its ever-growing demand for oil, natural gas, and coal. The Asia Program recently sponsored an event exploring India's quest to meet its energy needs.

Skillful Means: The Challenges of China's Encounter with Factory Farming

Aug 20, 2008
AUGUST 2008 - Referencing CEF's work on the subject, Brighter Green releases its findings on CAFOs in China

CEF Director Interviewed on Terre Verde

Aug 08, 2008
AUGUST 2008 - Dr. Turner is interviewed with Michelle Chan of Pacific Environment on Terre Verde, an environmentalradio show that airs in the San Francisco Bay area.

CEF Posts New Environmental Health Research Briefs

Aug 06, 2008
AUGUST 2008 - 2 new research briefs cover GMOs and the trials of an environmental health litigation NGO in China. The litigation brief is accompanied by a supplementary list of environmental health cases.

Director Quoted in EarthSky Blog

Jul 28, 2008
JULY 2008 - Dr. Jennifer Turner comments on the potential longer term impacts of the Green Olympics

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